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How to Avoid Getting Power-Bombed in Your Closed Guard

How to Avoid Getting Power-Bombed in Your Closed Guard

You really, really, really don’t want to get slammed when you’ve got your opponent in the closed guard! At best it’ll really hurt. At worst you’ll get knocked out or severely injured. Now you might think, [...]

The Best Way to Tie Your Belt in BJJ

The Best Way to Tie Your Belt in BJJ

This is a short (3:59) video showing a) fast way to tie your BJJ belt, and b) a much better, new and improved knot that’ll keep your belt on your hips much longer! I think it’s [...]

How To Add A New Technique To Your Game

How To Add A New Technique To Your Game

OK, so maybe someone has just showed you a killer new armbar setup.  Not only is it really cool but it’s also a perfect fit with your current game.  Maybe you can even use this attack to [...]

A breakdown of the Reverse de la Riva Guard

A breakdown of the Reverse de la Riva Guard

Lots of people know and use the ‘regular’ de la Riva guard. Popularised by Ricardo de la Riva it has become a staple position in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. But there’s a related position that has been gaining [...]

How to Use BJJ in the Zombie Apocalypse

How to Use BJJ in the Zombie Apocalypse

In the Zombie Apocalypse you’ll want guns, lots of guns, but you’ll ALSO want to have super-sharp BJJ skills. This video shows you the techniques that work against real live (or real dead) zombies. Plus a [...]

Three Ways to Escape ANY Submission

Three Ways to Escape ANY Submission

Some people might not be the greatest grapplers but are still notoriously hard to submit. For example I remember rolling with a fighter from Pride FC (the biggest and best MMA organization of its day) in [...]

Stephan Kesting Interview – Beginning in BJJ

I’m willing to bet that everyone reading this has, at some point or another, decided upon a dream in which they choose to pursue.  The one thing that keeps you up at night, lying sleepless in [...]

Training BJJ with a Wrist, Elbow, or Shoulder Injury

Training BJJ with a Wrist, Elbow, or Shoulder Injury

The sad fact is that in the course of your BJJ career you’re probably going to injure your wrist, elbow or shoulder at some point. This is a contact sport after all. And sometimes it’s hard [...]

Armbar, Kimura and Triangle Choke Escapes

Armbar, Kimura and Triangle Choke Escapes

I was ringside at Metamoris in San Diego last year when Marcus ‘Buchecha’ Almeida locked the armbar onto Roger Gracie, and it was deep! The entire crowd gasped, then went absolutely insane!! Roger Gracie is one [...]

Fifty things that’ll improve your BJJ game overnight

Fifty things that’ll improve your BJJ game overnight

Sometimes the best way to get better is simply to stop doing things wrong. Over the years I’ve shot quite a few guerilla-style videos breaking down many of the most common mistakes that I see for [...]